Charles E. Horchner, 70

April 13, 2011
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FEB. 15, 1941-APRIL 13, 2011

Charles Eugene Horchner, 70, of Greencastle, Pa., and formerly of Williamsport, Md., died Wednesday, April 13, 2011, at Chambersburg (Pa.) Hospital.

Born Feb. 15, 1941, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late Carl William and Frances Elizabeth Rowe Horchner.

Charles was employed by The Herald-Mail Co. in Hagerstown for more than 24 years until his retirement in 1995 and was previously employed by Statton Furniture in Hagerstown for 10 years.

He attended Williamsport schools.

He attended First United Methodist Church in Greencastle and previously attended Williamsport United Methodist Church.

He was a member of The Improved Order of Red Men Conococheague Tribe 84 of Williamsport.

Survivors include his wife of 49 years, M. Rosalie Rowe Horchner of Greencastle; son, Charles E. Horchner Jr. and wife, Karen, and their children, Christopher Douglas and Kayla Marie, of Greencastle; son, Jeffrey L. Horchner and wife, Carolyn, and her daughter, Carrie McCoy, and her daughter, Brooklyn, of Stanley, Va.; brother, Larry G. Horchner and wife, Mary Jane, of St. James, Md.; brother, Raymond D. Horchner of St. James; brother, Francis E. Horchner and wife, Sharon, of Halfway, Md.; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, Charles was preceded in death by one brother, Carl A. Horchner.

A memorial service will be held Monday, April 18, 2011, at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 45 N. Washington St., Greencastle, PA 17225, with the Rev. Stacy A. Crawford officiating.

The family will receive friends at Osborne Funeral Home, 425 S. Conococheague St., Williamsport Friday, April 15, 2011, from 6 to 8 p.m. The funeral home will be open at 1 p.m. on Friday for the convenience of family and friends.

Interment will be held at Greenlawn Memorial Park in Williamsport at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, 45 N. Washington St., Greencastle, PA 17225; or Williamsport United Methodist Church, 25 E. Church St., Williamsport, MD 21795.

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